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Creating Citizens

Liberal Arts, Civic Engagement, and the Land-Grant Tradition

by Kelly D. Alley, Christopher McNulty, Iulia Pittman & others

<p>In <em>Creating Citizens</em>, professors and administrators at Auburn University’s College of Liberal Arts recount valuable, first-hand experiences teaching Community and Civic Engagement (CCE). They demonstrate that, contrary to many ...

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Critical Essays in Music Education

by MarveleneC. Moore

<p>This volume of essays references traditional and contemporary thought on theory and practice in music education for all age groups, from the very young to the elderly. The material spans a broad range of subject areas from history and ...

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Critical Literacy, Schooling, and Social Justice

The Selected Works of Allan Luke

by Allan Luke

<p>In the World Library of Educationalists series, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical ...

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Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies

Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World

by Django Paris & H. Samy Alim

<p><em>Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies</em> raises fundamental questions about the purpose of schooling in changing societies. Bringing together an intergenerational group of prominent educators and researchers, this volume engages and extends ...

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Culture, Poverty, and Education

What's Happening in Today's Schools?

by Michele Wages

<p>Culture, Poverty, and Education: What’s Happening in Today’s Schools? is intended to not only discuss 5 myths about the culture of poverty and its effects on education, but provide some resources on alternatives for educator’s to better ...

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Curriculum Planning with Design Language

Building Elegant Courses and Units

by Ken Badley

<p><em>Curriculum Planning with Design Language</em> provides a streamlined, adaptable framework for using visual design terminology to conceptualize instructional design objectives, processes, and strategies. Drawing from instructional design ...

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Curriculum Studies as an International Conversation

Educational Traditions and Cosmopolitanism in Latin America

by Daniel F. Johnson-Mardones

<p>Examining Curriculum Studies from an international perspective, this book focuses on the relations between the Anglo-Saxon and Latin American educational traditions. Informed by William F. Pinar’s conceptualization of curriculum as ...

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Degrees and Pedigrees

The Education of America’s Top Executives

by Michael T. Nietzel

<p>The book answers the questions of how and where America educates its leading chief executive officers. Where are America’s top executives educated? What do they study? Do they typically attend the nation’s most elite colleges? Or do they, ...

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Development and Assessment of Self-Authorship

Exploring the Concept Across Cultures

by Marcia B. Baxter Magolda, Peggy S. Meszaros & Elizabeth G. Creamer

This book brings together new scholarship that expands and refines the concept of self-authorship across cultures. It adopts a constructive-developmental approach to self-evolution that emphasizes the interaction of personal characteristics and ...

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Dewey on Education

Selections, no.3

by Martin S. Dworkin

<p>Dworkin has gathered some of Dewey’s clearest and most characteristic statements on education and set them in the stream of American social and intellectual history. In addition, he has indicated some of the rich literature available to those

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Dewey's Laboratory School

by Laurel Tanner

<p>Laurel Tanner examines closely the practices and policies of Dewey’s Laboratory School from their inception to the current day. <em>Dewey’s Laboratory School: Lessons for Today</em> provides a wealth of practical guidance on how schools today

ISBN: 9780807774403

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Disestablishing the School

De-Bunking Justifications for State Intervention in Education

by James Tooley

<p>That governments are, and will always be, involved in education, is taken for granted by the majority of educationalists. Recent market reforms are condemned, because they appear to undermine state intervention in education. But are ...

ISBN: 9781351943697

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Disobedient Teaching

Surviving and Creating Change in Education

by Welby Ings

<p>This book is about disobedience. Positive disobedience. Disobedience as a kind of professional behaviour. It shows how teachers can survive and even influence an education system that does staggering damage to potential. More importantly it ...

ISBN: 9780947522599

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Divine Abundance

Leisure, the Basis of Academic Culture

by Elizabeth Newman

<p>It's time to say a good word for the ten o'clock scholar. The recovery of a flourishing academic culture--which is not the same as being a major research center--lies in the recovery of leisure. The heart of this practice is contemplation and

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Doing Good

Inspiring Activities and Ideas for Young People to Make the World a Better Place

by Thomas Nazario & Kelly Quayle

<p>“When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.” —His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama</p> <p>Are young people more interested in Snapchat than actually talking to each other? Is the local mall the first ...

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Educating for Empathy

Literacy Learning and Civic Engagement

by Nicole Mirra

<p><em>Educating for Empathy</em> presents a compelling framework for thinking about the purpose and practice of literacy education in a politically polarized world. Mirra proposes a model of critical civic empathy that encourages secondary ELA ...

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Educating for Intelligent Belief or Unbelief

by Nel Noddings

<p>One of the most enduring and controversial issues in American education concerns the place of individual beliefs and moral standards in the classroom. Noddings argues that public schools should address the fundamental questions that teenagers

ISBN: 9780807775981

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Educating for Sustainability

Principles and Practices for Teachers

by Victor Nolet

<p><em>Educating for Sustainability</em> presents fundamental principles, theoretical foundations, and practical suggestions for integrating education for sustainability into existing schoolwide systems and programs, organized in three sections:

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Educating Marginalized Communities in East and Southeast Asia

State, civil society and NGO partnerships

by Khun Eng Kuah & Jason Eng Thye Tan

<p>Despite the enshrinement by the United Nations in 1948 of education as a universal human right, and despite the ideals espoused in the Education for All declaration in Dakar in 1990, it is patently clear that these ideals remain far from ...

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Education and Social Dynamics

A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey

by Arnd-Michael Nohl & R. Nazli Somel

<p><em>Education and Social Dynamics</em> offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum ...

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